Books by Georgi Orlov

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The Black Knights’ Tango

Outwit your opponents from Move 2!

By Georgi Orlov


Fischer NajdorfThe Black Knights’ Tango is a guide to a chess opening for Black, which enables it to fight for the initiative from the very start of the game. As well as in-depth coverage of lines which are unique to the Tango, the text presents a complete repertoire for Black in those variations which transpose to other openings.

  • Published: 1998
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: B.T. Batsford, Ltd
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 10: 0-7134-8349-0
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  • “Fischer-Najdorf and RelPated Sozin Lines”

Fischer-Nadorf and Related Sozin Lines

By Kevin Murphy, with supplemental game analysis by IM Georgi Orlov.


Fischer NajdorfFischer-Najdorf and Related Sozin Lines is a chess opening book that analyzes key variations and positions resulting from White’s move 6.Bc4 (the Fischer-Najdorf) in response to Black employing the Najdorf Variation of the Sicilian Defense. The book also covers many key positions of the Sozin Variation of the Sicilian Defense that may arise from the Fischer-Najdorf opening move order. In addition, the book presents complete-game analysis of twenty instructive games that have incorporated the Fischer-Najdorf variation in the opening, with comprehensive annotations from International Master Georgi Orlov.

  • Published: April 30, 2015
  • Paperback: 197 pages
  • Publisher: Paramount Ridge Press; Second edition (April 30, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 978-0996167109
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Revisiting Fischer’s “60 Memorable Games”

By Kevin Murphy

Revisiting Bobby Fischer's 60 Memorable GamesRevisiting Fischer’s “60 Memorable Games” takes a fascinating deep dive into one of the most iconic chess books ever written: My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer. This book embellishes Fischer’s instructive notes with additional observations and analysis on all 60 games, clarifying – or sometimes correcting – Fischer’s analysis and conclusions. Every chess library should have a copy of Fischer’s book. And this offering makes the perfect companion, perhaps presenting how a contemporary Bobby Fischer may well have annotated these games.

  • Published: July 2020
  • Paperback: 186 pages
  • Publisher: Paramount Ridge Press
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 978-0-9961671-2-3
  • Autographed by the author and Georgi Orlov
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Interzonal to World Championship:
Revisiting 63 Games of Fischer

By Kevin Murphy

Revisiting Bobby Fischer's 60 Memorable GamesInterzonal to World Championship: Revisiting 63 Games of Fischer presents the most detailed and definitive analysis to date of all 63 games Bobby Fischer played in the world championship cycle from 1970 to 1972. This book was written in celebration of the 50-year anniversary of Fischer’s conquest of the world title, and includes contemporary analysis never before published. Another great way to study Fischer’s games.

  • Published: May 2022
  • Paperback: 219 pages
  • Publisher: Paramount Ridge Press
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 978-0-0061671-6-1
  • Autographed by the author and Georgi Orlov
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